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Seal with prenomen of Amenhotep II

Rectangular seal of blue paste or lapis lazuli. Both sides bear incised decoration with a cartouche containing the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Amenhotep II (Aakheperure) at right. One side carries amuletic hieroglyphs (wadjet-eye and three "nefer" signs) at left, while the opposite side lists...

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By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; December 14, 1966: given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA.

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II, 1426–1400 B.C.

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Medium or Technique

Blue paste or lapis lazuli


The Ancient World